Articles tagged: SAT-7 TÜRK
“NO MATTER WHAT HAPPENS, I WILL CONTINUE TO WATCH”
Testimonies recently received by SAT-7’s Turkish-language channel show how deeply its message of God’s love affects people’s lives. “I take joy in watching your channel. Because I am watching, my entire household has turned against me. But no matter what happens, I will continue to watch,” one viewer says.
STANDING WITH THE SUFFERING IN UKRAINE
“Our eyes are on the suffering Ukrainian church. We are suffering with them.” These words by SAT-7 TÜRK presenter Volkan Er opened a discussion of the crisis enveloping Ukraine and its European neighbours in a recent episode of Worldview.
A COMFORT FOR VIEWERS DURING TURKEY’S FINANCIAL CRISIS
As the economic crisis in Turkey deepens, with inflation soaring and a currency crisis pushing more people into poverty, SAT-7 TÜRK’s live program Homemade raised awareness of the impact on families and hosted an expert guest who directed struggling viewers to resources that can help them.
LOOKING BACK ON 1,000 TURKISH “WORDS OF HOPE”
SAT-7 TÜRK’s longest-running program, Words of Hope, has now beamed God’s Word to Turkish speakers more than one thousand times. As SAT-7 marks 15 years of Turkish broadcasts, Words of Hope presenter and pastor Haluk Bilgen reflects on the program’s years of witness and impact.
SAT-7 BRINGS CHRISTMAS HOPE TO BELIEVERS IN THE MIDDLE EAST
SAT-7 viewers will enjoy a hope-filled slate of Christmas programs in Arabic, Turkish, and Persian this week. From programs sharing gifts and Bibles with isolated villagers, children in an orphanage, and impoverished families, to live church services and special episodes, the joyful message of Christ’s birth will fill screens across the region.
ADVENT: BUILDING BRIDGES IN TURKEY
The Church in the Middle East is a complex mosaic of different Christian communities – and the relationships between them don’t always reflect the love and oneness of Christ. Here, SAT-7 TÜRK’s Annamaria Cedolin shares how the channel is working hard to bring the churches together and demonstrate unity to its viewers:
SAT-7 TÜRK DOCUMENTARY WINS CULTURAL HERITAGE FILM AWARD
SAT-7 TÜRK’s documentary The Cross and the Wolf, which tells the story of the Christian ethnic Turkish Gagauz people, has been awarded the Cultural Heritage award at the 2021 Universe Multicultural Film Festival. The film is a powerful act of representation and remembrance of a Christian history and culture that is usually overlooked in Turkey.
A PLATFORM FOR THE VOICE OF TURKEY’S CHURCH
SAT-7 TÜRK’s work to represent and connect Christians from different backgrounds in Turkey has created a unique opportunity. In a new documentary, the channel will bring together voices from different denominations to tell the story of a man whose humble faith also crossed many barriers: Padre Luigi Iannito, a beloved Italian priest who ministered for 50 years in Turkey and who passed away earlier this year.